Kia ora!
We are currently setting up this new Google Website.
It will take us a little time to get it all set up, so if there is any information you need, but cannot find, please contact us. 

Welcome to Birkenhead Primary School, Te Kura Matarae o Onewa, which sits in the heart of Birkenhead's Highbury Village. Our school encourages our wonderful children to reach for their personal best in all respects - to 'reach their heights, and to look to their horizons'. We provide a great learning environment, with wonderful teachers, and a range of opportunities for children to participate, to contribute, to take responsibility and to challenge themselves. We offer a full curriculum, with strong tuition in numeracy and literacy, an Inquiry approach in Social Science and Science, and opportunities in physical activity and the Arts. 

Term dates 2017:
  •  Term One - 1 February to 13 April
  •  Term Two - 1 May to 7 July
  •  Term Three - 24 July to 29 September
  •  Term Four - 16 October to  15 December 







  • April 13 Triangles - thank you parents for coming to school to share a special time with your children and their teachers.  I hope that you found the time informative, and affirming. 356 ...
    Posted Apr 13, 2017, 11:47 PM by Alison Bray
  • April 8 Board of Trustees Update The Board of Trustees would like to thank all those who expressed an interest in taking up the vacant trustee role. The Board is happy to ...
    Posted Apr 6, 2017, 3:20 PM by Alison Bray
  • March 31  Pikiake children had a hot, tiring, but interesting day at Mangere on Tuesday. It took three buses to transport everyone. Children were rather intrigued by the cow-pats that dotted ...
    Posted Mar 30, 2017, 10:39 PM by Alison Bray
  • March 22 News this week - Newsletter on Fridays: We are going to trial a change to Fridays as Newsletter day.  We traditionally avoided Friday because pieces of paper tended to end up ...
    Posted Mar 21, 2017, 7:38 PM by Alison Bray
  • March 15 What a beautiful autumn day after so much unsettled weather. Some of the Panuku children are at a Cricket day today. I trust that they have enjoyed the day.I ...
    Posted Mar 15, 2017, 12:12 PM by Alison Bray
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